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UNDER WATER: People ride on a horse carriage through a flooded street after heavy rains caused the river Paraguay to overflow, in Asuncion, Paraguay, Reuters/UNI
UNDER WATER: People ride on a horse carriage through a flooded street after heavy rains caused the river Paraguay to overflow, in Asuncion, Paraguay, Reuters/UNI

UNFORGOTTEN: People participate in a traditional ceremony to commemorate the victims of the 1932 Salvadoran peasant massacre in Izalco, El Salvador, Reuters/UNI
UNFORGOTTEN: People participate in a traditional ceremony to commemorate the victims of the 1932 Salvadoran peasant massacre in Izalco, El Salvador, Reuters/UNI



WHAT OF THE KURDS? Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria, Reuters/UNI
WHAT OF THE KURDS? Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen near Mount Barsaya, northeast of Afrin, Syria, Reuters/UNI

WHITE JAN: A woman makes her way on a snow-covered sidewalk in Tokyo, Japan, Reuters/UNI
WHITE JAN: A woman makes her way on a snow-covered sidewalk in Tokyo, Japan, Reuters/UNI

JEWELLED LAND: The Manipur tableau passes through the saluting dais during the dress rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath, New Delhi, UNI
JEWELLED LAND: The Manipur tableau passes through the saluting dais during the dress rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath, New Delhi, UNI

JAILED FOR LIFE: PVC's former chairman Trinh Xuan Thanh is escorted by police officers from a court to prison after verdict session in Hanoi, Doan Tan/VNA/Reuters/UNI
JAILED FOR LIFE: PVC’s former chairman Trinh Xuan Thanh is escorted by police officers from a court to prison after verdict session in Hanoi, Doan Tan/VNA/Reuters/UNI

SUPPORT FOR DREAMERS: A woman visiting Disneyland hugs a protester outside Disneyland in Anaheim, California US, Reuters/UNI
SUPPORT FOR DREAMERS: A woman visiting Disneyland hugs a protester outside Disneyland in Anaheim, California US, Reuters/UNI

SHOPPING FOR INVESTORS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a roundtable meeting with CEOs, in Davos, UNI
SHOPPING FOR INVESTORS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a roundtable meeting with CEOs, in Davos, UNI

RARE OPPORTUNITY: Elise Mertens of Belgium celebrates winning against Elina Svitolina of Ukraine to reach the semifinals of the Australian Open in Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Reuters/UNI
RARE OPPORTUNITY: Elise Mertens of Belgium celebrates winning against Elina Svitolina of Ukraine to reach the semifinals of the Australian Open in Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia, Reuters/UNI

STANDING FOR A MILLENNIUM AND MORE: Preparations in full swing for the Mahamastakabhisheka of giant monolithic statue of Lord Gomteshwara (Bahubali) from February 7 to 26 on Vidyagiri Hill at Shravanabelagola in Hassan district of Karnataka, the 57-foot free-standing statue being the world's tallest, UNI
STANDING FOR A MILLENNIUM AND MORE: Preparations in full swing for the Mahamastakabhisheka of giant monolithic statue of Lord Gomteshwara (Bahubali) from February 7 to 26 on Vidyagiri Hill at Shravanabelagola in Hassan district of Karnataka, the 57-foot free-standing statue being the world’s tallest, UNI

HEAR US: Kerala Government Student Nurses Association stages a dharna in front of Kerala Secretariat to press their various demands, in Thiruvananthapuram, UNI
HEAR US: Kerala Government Student Nurses Association stages a dharna in front of Kerala Secretariat to press their various demands, in Thiruvananthapuram, UNI